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Barbour: A Jacket for Life

This video highlights the Barbour team who expertly repair, alter and reproof approximately 14,000 jackets every year at Barbour's South Shields factory. Every Jacket has a story to tell and they capture these stories from customers from around the UK and Ireland who have owned jackets for over 30 years.
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How shoes should fit – everything you need to know for a comfortable, blister-free experience

Understanding how shoes should fit will not only make a huge difference to your comfort levels but improve your all-around foot health.     It’s so important that your shoes fit properly. After all, we spend most of our day wearing them and not buying footwear with spot-on fit can result in long term problems…
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A Brief Guide to R.M. Williams and his Classic Craftsmen Boot

  Since we celebrated the launch, this week, of legendary Australian boot and apparel brand R.M. Williams in our store, we thought we should provide a quick guide to their classic Craftsman Boot and give a brief history of the man that created them. For over 80 years, R.M. Williams has been known across the…
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Our Guide to Buying the Best Fashion Sneakers

The mighty trainer has shaken off its reputation for being the ‘purely casual’ shoe option and has filtered into our workwear and evening attire, too.           It doesn’t matter whether you’re returning from a long morning walk or a quick afternoon shopping trip, or catching up in your favourite pub beer garden, a pair of great trainers is a…
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5 of the Best Barbour wax jackets: The finest waxed jackets from an iconic British Brand

In this article, we share our top five of the best wax jackets that the company has ever made. is the best place to buy Barbour Wax Jackets which have become synonymous with style and exceptional quality country fashion.
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If you thought that fedora hats were just for the summer and spectating at the cricket (yawn!!!!)– think again! Even Harrison Ford’s character, Indiana Jones, performed all manner of death-defying feats wearing his somewhat battered fedora.  
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Step by step guide to re-waxing your Barbour wax jacket. Rather than sending your jacket away to be re-proofed, buy a tin of Barbour Wax Thornproof Dressing and do it at home.
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The 5 transitional pieces taking you from Summer into Autumn

As the days are getting cooler and evenings shorter, it makes sense to invest in some cosy outerwear, with layering options and practical footwear. Time to say farewell to those strappy sandals for now.
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